February 16, 2016 – Spring Primary Election

Select the top 2 candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court, and for local (city, township) and county races with more than 2 contenders. Websites are linked to the names below. Please research and be informed as you vote. See also the Chair’s Letter, for recommendations.

Justice of the Supreme Court (State)
Rebecca G. Bradley
JoAnne F. Kloppenburg
Joe Donald

Circuit Court Judge, Branch 2
Dan Necci
Shannon Wynn
Daniel S. Johnson (Facebook page)

FUNDRAISER: Walworth County Dem Pig Roast
Thursday, February 18, 6-8pm
Champs Sports Bar and Grill
747 W Main St, Lake Geneva
Tickets and more info on our Faceboook page
Dem Diners will join this event for its February meeting.

March Monthly Meeting
Topics: Reproductive Rights and Health Care
Thursday, March 10, meeting begins at 6:30, speaker at 7:30 p.m.
At the usual space in Delavan, at the Town Bank Community Room. We are continuing our food drive for local food pantries. Please bring items for those who are struggling with food security.

April Monthly Meeting
Senator Tim Cullen Book Talk
Thursday, April 14, meeting begins at 6:30, book talk at 7:30 p.m.
Cravath Lakefront Park, 341 S. Fremont Street, Whitewater, WI
State Senator Tim Cullen will be discussing his new book, Ringside Seat: Wisconsin Politics the 1970’s to Scott Walker.  He will be available to sell and/or sign copies of his book with proceeds going to fund scholarships for local kids of color who pursue teaching in Janesville. If you buy a book directly from Senator Cullen, $14 goes to his charity that gives scholarships to students of color who plan to become teachers.

Action Items:
Item:  Farmland Preservation is being attacked by AB 582/SB 464, bills currently being debated in our State Assembly. Check out Kathleen Vinhout’s page here, and also see our Local Issues page for more information.

Elections in 2016
Please check out our VOTING page  for more information.

February 16, 2016 – Spring Primary
Select the top 2 candidates for WI Supreme Court, and for local (city, township) and county races with more than 2 contenders.

April 5, 2016 – Spring Election
Elect the winners for the Supreme Court and local contests from February primary race, plus vote in the presidential primary. Elect County Board Supervisors.

August 9, 2016 – Fall Primary
Partisan ballots for Congress and WI Legislature

November 8, 2016 – Fall Partisan Election
Presidential Election plus State and Federal Representatives
County offices:  County Clerk, Register of Deeds, County Treasurer, District Attorney (DA files ballot access paperwork with the Government Accountability Board.)

Interested in our Board Meetings?
The Walworth County Dems Board meets the first Wednesday of every month at 6:00pm. Members interested in attending are welcome.  These meetings are held in changing locations and private homes, so please email us for details.

You can email us at contact@walworthdems.org

You can discuss the issues with us on our Facebook page: facebook.com/WalworthCoDems. Join us online, in spirit and in person. We’d love to have you with us.